Howe Hall

Live in Dal's largest residence


During the academic year, 716 students live in the ironstone buildings of Howe Hall. You'll find it centrally located on Studley Campus at Coburg Road and LeMarchant Street.

Howe Hall features single and double (two single beds) rooms furnished with a bed, bureau and desk for each student. All rooms have high-speed Internet, local telephone and cable TV access.

What you'll find in Howe Hall

  • first-year, returning & transfer students
  • co-ed residence
  • single & double rooms
  • shared, co-ed washrooms
  • moderate, low-key and quiet sections
  • 24-hour front desk
  • dining hall
  • television lounges
  • kitchenettes
  • study areas
  • laundry rooms
  • hockey equipment & bike room
  • meal plan is mandatory

Interesting facts about Howe Hall


Howe Hall is broken into six houses. Each house has its own identity and student government.

  • Bronson House was built in 1959 and is known as the Buccaneers.
  • Cameron House was built in 1967, is know as the Killer Cod.
  • Fountain House was built in 2002, is known as the Phantoms.
  • Henderson House was built in 1964 and is known as the Bulldogs.
  • Smith House was built in 1958 and is known as the Panthers.
  • Studley House was built in 1967, is known as the Stallions.

Overall, residents cheer on the Howe Hall Trojans.

Howe Hall residents are proud to participate in the Residence Charity Kick-off (soccer) and the Residence Charity Face-off (hockey). And they look forward to the annual Howe Hall Super Bowl Party.

Howe Hall is named after C.D. Howe, former Dal prof and Canadian Cabinet Minister, not Joseph Howe (as many assume).

Students with disabilities should contact Residence for details regarding accessibility.